Sony Xperia Xz2 Gets Android P Beta 2 Update Technology News
Sony was quick to release the beta version of the latest Android version — Android P for its flagship Xperia XZ2 smartphone. Just weeks after the initial Android P beta release for the Xperia XZ2, Sony has now announced the second Android P Beta release for the device. This update will, however, be available to only those users who have flashed their Xperia XZ2 smartphones to install the first Android P beta release. Interested users can either check for the OTA update by visiting the ‘Settings’ in their Xperia XZ2 phones or by heading to Sony’s developer website.
The new Android P beta 2 update for Xperia XZ2 mostly fixes some of the known issues with its earlier Android beta release. According to Sony, there is a small difference in maximum versus minimum volume during call and the new releases fixes issues with the microphone. The Beta 2 takes care of wireless charging error and now it is expected that the Xperia XZ2 will support wireless charging after the update.
This release also fixes Tethering and Wi-Fi issues along with 4G+ modem errors. If you had faced GPS issues with the earlier release of Android P Beta (for Xperia XZ2) then this release take care of that. Sony has also confirmed that support for SD-cards formatted with exFAT is there on the Xperia XZ2 Android P beta 2 release. The company also mentioned that the latest release also fixes ‘Nightlight’ issues. The earlier Android P beta release had issues like ‘Nightlight is not triggered correctly when using sunset to sunrise setting’ as well.
For users testing the Xperia XZ2 on the first Android P Beta release, this update seems to be significant and fixes a lot of crucial connectivity issues which affected the normal usage of the device.